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Visual Studio 2005 Release Candidate Available for Download

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If you’re lucky, and you have an MSDN subscription, then you can now download the release candidate of Visual Studio 2005. It seems that this is the last public release until the final version becomes available.

September 13, 2005

Attach to process….doesn’t work

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In one of my customer’s VS.NET solutions, we use IIS to host a .NET Remoting object. Somehow, VS.NET fails to attach to IIS when we debug our client application (which in this case is a Windows Forms application). Luckely, James Avery’s Visual Studio Hacks pointed me at a macro that allows us to ...

September 12, 2005

Visual Studio Hacks

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I recently bought the book Visual Studio Hacks by James Avery (published by O’reilly). It is a great collection on tips & tricks on Visual Studio 2003. It even includes a set of tips for the upcoming Visual Studio 2005. I was also happy to see that he recomments most of the 3rd party tools I ...

September 12, 2005

.NET Remoting Security and hosting in IIS

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In the last couple of days, I’ve suffered from some frustrating security issues related to a .NET Remoting object hosted in IIS. My current customer uses reasonably locked down development systems, and noone seems to know the real details of the security configuration. Fortunately, the article Bu...

September 8, 2005

Choosing an interprise integration solution

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Microsoft has published the article Understanding Microsoft Integration Technologies. Once in a while I find myself having that creepy feeling when I discover that there is another Microsoft product that I don’t know yet. This article provides a nice overview on MS’s vision on enterprise integrat...

September 7, 2005